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Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Risk Management for Engineers - Legal & Insurance Criteria (5315)

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Start Date:  5/9/2017 8:30 AM
End Date:  5/9/2017 4:30 PM
Venue Name:  Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Location:  9000 SW Washington Square Road
   Tigard, OR United States  97223
Organization Name: ACEC Oregon & SEAO
Contact: Merideth Webber
   Phone: (503) 292-2348

Risk Management
for Engineers:
Legal & Insurance Criteria

Presented by the Structural Engineers Association of Oregon (SEAO) & the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon (ACEC Oregon)

Risk Management, Legal and Insurance Considerations for Engineers

This seminar will cover:

  • Contract essentials
  • Risk solutions do's and don’ts
  • Risk management essentials for design professionals
  • E&O insurance for design professionals

It also includes risk management education materials to help:
  • Minimize the frequency and severity of loss exposure
  • Focus on best practices

Additional topics:
  • Construction litigation
  • Contract negotiation
  • Various methods of conflict resolution

Claims discussion:
  • Allegations of defects
  • Cost overruns / schedule overruns
  • Personal injury and wrongful death claims against design professionals occurring on construction projects related to design/construction safety issues

  • Insurance coverage
  • Standard of care
  • Contract language
  • Frivolous law suits / requirement for a third party expert
  • Statute of limitations for construction projects
  • Mistakes to avoid

  • Mark Jacobson, PS Attorney at Law
    Mr. Jacobson is a highly acclaimed speaker on A & E contract essentials, risk solutions and professional liability risk.
  • Lindsey Pflugrath, Attorney, Cairncross & Hempelmann
    Mrs. Pflugrath’s area of practice is litigation and she will be covering legal considerations for design professionals. She is the author of "Small Projects, Big Risks."
  • Brent Stewart, JD, Risk Manager, XL Catlin
    Mr. Stewart is responsible for developing risk management and education materials for architects and engineers with the goal of minimizing the frequency of loss exposure, while focusing on best practices.
  • Ryan Schultz, MBA, CPCU, RPLU, ARM, Risk Management Consultant, Dealey, Renton & Associates
    Mr. Schultz is responsible for developing comprehensive risk management programs for design professionals. He is a frequent speaker at industry associations on insurance risk management issues.

7:30 a.m. - Registration opens & continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. - Program begins
12:00 noon - Lunch (included with registration) 
4:30 p.m. - Conclusion

Program is good for 6 (six) continuing professional development credits. 

SAVE $$! Register by May 2, 2017
Registration includes class notes, continental breakfast, lunch & two breaks.
by 5-2-17

after 5-2-17
Members & their guests
If your firm is an ACEC Oregon member,
then you are a member. 



Non-members are welcome to attend! 
$250 $275

Class size limited to 100. 

No refunds after 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. 

Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
9000 SW Washington Square Road
Tigard, OR  97223

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